Eugene Merrill Munsee

18 November 1843–4 December 1931 (Age 88)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Eugene Merrill

When Eugene Merrill Munsee was born on 18 November 1843, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Cain Munsee, was 21 and his mother, Phebe Esther Drake, was 11. He married Laura Lillie Osborn about 1887. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1862 and lived in Lucin, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1910 and Wendover, Tooele, Utah, United States for about 11 years. In 1920, at the age of 77, his occupation is listed as rancher in Wendover, Tooele, Utah, United States. He died on 4 December 1931, in Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Eugene Merrill Munsee
Laura Lillie Osborn
Marriage: about 1887
Eva Jean Munsey

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  • Marriage
    about 1887
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 5
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 23
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bernt, Johan.Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Monsen . Compare Munson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (29)

    • Eugene Munsee in household of Peter C Munsee, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Eugene Munsey in entry for Hiram E White and Eva Munsey, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Eugene Munsee, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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